Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education and Communication
1 year (approximately)
The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education and Communication is a leadership program that focuses on developing the competency and skill of educators and communicators who have an interest in, or responsibility for presenting environmental information to audiences.
This interdisciplinary program builds theoretical and practical knowledge and skills as well as strengthens student’s understanding of environmental studies and sustainability, learning theory, environmental education, educational program development, philosophical and cultural analysis, journalism and communications.
The program complements, and builds on expertise in related degree programs at Royal Roads University in Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Conflict Resolution, Leadership and Training, and Distributed Learning.
The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education and Communication program is laddered, which allows individuals to complete a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, or full Master's degree.
A Graduate Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of a residency and one distance-based semester (approximately five months).
A Graduate Diploma is awarded upon successful completion of two residences and one distance-based semester. (approximately one year).